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Neil Gaiman


Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films. He is best known for the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. As a child and a teenager, Gaiman read the works of C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Lewis Carroll, Mary Shelley,... See full bio »
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Known For

Princess Mononoke
(1997)
Stardust
Stardust Writer
(2007)
Coraline
Coraline Writer
(2009)
Beowulf
Beowulf Writer
(2007)

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 2018 Good Omens (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Pilot (2018) ... (adaptation)
  The Sandman (comics) (announced)
  American Gods (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 7 episodes, 2017) (based on the book by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Come to Jesus (2017) ... (based on the book by)
- A Prayer for Mad Sweeney (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- A Murder of Gods (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Lemon Scented You (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Git Gone (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
 2015-2017 Lucifer (TV Series) (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo - 31 episodes)
- The Good, the Bad, and the Crispy (2017) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Sympathy for the Goddess (2017) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- God Johnson (2017) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Deceptive Little Parasite (2017) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Candy Morningstar (2017) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
 2017 How to Talk to Girls at Parties (based on the short story by)
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 4 episodes)
- Closing Time (2016) ... (short story)
- Looking for the Girl (2016) ... (short story)
- Feeders and Eaters (2016) ... (short story)
- Foreign Parts (2016) ... (short story)
 2016 Guardians of the Galaxy (TV Series) (character: Angela - 1 episode)
- We Are the World Tree (2016) ... (character: Angela - uncredited)
 2014 Marvel Knights: Eternals (Video)
 2013 A Dream of Flying (Short)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (1 episode, 2013) (written by - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013)
- Rain Gods (2013) ... (uncredited)
- Nightmare in Silver (2013) ... (written by)
- The Doctor's Wife (2011) ... (written by)
 2013 A Calendar of Tales: February Tale (Short) (written by)
 2013 A Calendar of Tales: October Tale (Short) (written by)
 2012 The Lingerer (Short) (based on a story by)
 2010 Nicholas Was (Short)
 2010 Romance Rytirske Doby (Short)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (segment "What the Oscars Would Mean to Me: Coraline")
 2009 10 Minute Tales (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Statuesque (2009) ... (written by)
 2009 Coraline (book)
 2009 Coraline (Video Game) (story)
 2008 It Was a Dark and Silly Night (Short) (story)
 2008 We Can Get Them for You Wholesale (Short) (short story)
 2007 Beowulf (screenplay)
 2007 Stardust (novel)
 2005 Mirrormask (story) / (teleplay)
 2004 We Can Get Them for You Wholesale (Short) (short story)
 2003 A Short Film About John Bolton (Short) (writer)
 2001 Neil Gaiman Live at the Aladdin (Video documentary) (poem) / (short stories Chivalry, Babycakes, Being An Experiment Upon Strictly Scientific Lines, Locks and Price)
 1998 Babylon 5 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day of the Dead (1998) ... (writer)
 1997 Princess Mononoke (adapted by: English version)
  Neverwhere (TV Mini-Series) (series deviser - 6 episodes, 1996) (written by - 6 episodes, 1996)
- As Above, So Below (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Down Street (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Blackfriars (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Earl's Court to Islington (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Knightsbridge (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
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Other Works:

Essay, "Ghosts in the Machines," The New York Times, October 31, 2006 See more »

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8 Interviews | 12 Articles | See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think you can absolutely have absolute truths, just as I believe you can absolutely never have two people who were there agree on what that absolute truth is. It's the glory and the magic of the way memory works. Memories are being rewritten all the time and the view changes wherever you're standing. So while there probably are absolute truths, I would hesitate to pronounce on what they are. I ... See more »

Trivia:

When he was a child, he used to read on the branch of a Beech tree by climbing a rope ladder. See more »

Trademark:

Supernatural and Occult Themes See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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